George Newton VFW Post 1607
  • Welcome!

    The Veterans of Foreign Wars' mission is to help support the men and women who sacrifice so much for our country - our nation's veterans, our troops, and their families. Founded in 1923, Post 1607 is proud to be one of the approximately 8,500 Posts located worldwide, each working locally to help in this cause. VFW Post 1607 offers support to veterans, support to troops and their families, and gives back to the community by promoting programs which develop tomorrow's leaders, or offers recognition to those who are leaders in our community today.
  • Member Meetings

    3rd Sunday of each month: 2pm
  • VFW Post 1607 Seeks Active Duty Residents

    VFW Post 1607 is seeking information on Southbury and Middlebury residents who are currently stationed in Iraq, Afghanistan or other areas of combat. The VFW often receives requests from individuals and community groups for names of servicemen and women inorder to send them care packages.
  • In The News

    B-17 ‘ALUMINUM OVERCAST’ HEADED TO OXFORD DURING EAA’S 2012 NATIONAL ‘SALUTE TO VETERANS’ TOUR Flights, ground tours in historic WWII bomber available Aug. 7-8



    EAA AVIATION CENTER, OSHKOSH, Wis. (July 9, 2012) — “Aluminum Overcast,” the Experimental Aircraft Association’s restored B-17 bomber, will descend upon Waterbury-Oxford Airport in Oxford, Connecticut on August 7-8 as part of its 2012 “Salute to Veterans” national tour. Known as “The Flying Fortress,” the B-17 bomber is considered one of the greatest military airplanes ever built and one of the bestknown aircraft types of the World War II era. “The national tour EAA undertakes each year has become the nation’s most popular way to learn about this unique aircraft in an up-close way,” said Rod Hightower, EAA president. “EAA is dedicated to preserving the spirit of aviation through these B-17 tours. We take great pride in saluting all our nation’s veterans as the airplane travels the country, showcasing a living link to history for all generations to enjoy.” At each stop, flight “missions” are available, which allow people to experience this spectacular aircraft from the air. For more information, including rates for flights and ground tours, visit HUwww.B17.orgUH or contact EAA’s B-17 Tour Office at 800-359-6217. Special pre-book rates on flights are available for EAA members and non-members. For more information on EAA and its programs, call 800-JOIN-EAA (800-564-6322) or go to HUwww.eaa.orgUH. For continual news updates, connect with HUwww.twitter.com/EAAupdateUH.


George Newton VFW Post 1607